category: medieval

Rara Avis: Avian Erotics in Medieval and Pre-Modern French Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sgoyette@fas.harvard.edu

This panel seeks to explore the role of birds in the erotic imagination of medieval and pre-modern French literature. Why are fowl such important symbols of erotic desire?

[UPDATE] Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Twenty-First Century Fantasy Literature, Extension of deadline to 10th September.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Helen Young, University of Sydney
contact email: 
helen.young@sydney.edu.au

Panel at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo. May 9-12, 2013 http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

Organizer: Helen Young
Moderator: Carol L. Robinson

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email: 
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)
full name / name of organization:
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email:
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp, University of Georgia
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine.

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Holy R&R: Rest, Recreation, and Retreat within the Religious Orders (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp / Communis: The Consortium for Medieval Monastic Studies
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

John Cassian famously declared that, like a hunter’s bow, the hermit must not remain taut: just as a bow must be unstrung to retain its flexibility, so must the holy man relax at times to retain his

Multilingual Early Middle English

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society for Kalamazoo 2013
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

Multilingual Early Middle English

Rereading the Ormulum

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society for Kalamazoo 2013
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

Rereading the Ormulum (Bodleian Library MS Junius 1)

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Conference Conveners have decided to expand the event's capacity and accept more proposals for papers and panels.

The new deadline for submissions is 24 August 2012.

Call for Papers

Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013: Saints and Sensibility

full name / name of organization: 
Hagiography Society
contact email: 
saintsandsensibility@gmail.com

We welcome papers that address emotions and affectivity in the cult of the saints.

Kalamazoo 2013: From Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and Reality

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University Department of English Studies
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

From Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and Reality

VariAbilit(ies) - The History of Disability

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Mounsey, University of WInchester
contact email: 
chris.mounsey@winchester.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Applications Invited for BSA's 2013 New Scholars Program; Deadline Extended to August 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliographical Society of America
contact email: 
jb593@georgetown.edu

Each year, the Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) invites three scholars in the early stages of their careers to present twenty-minute papers on their current, unpublished research in the field

Update: Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Extended Deadlines: Special session Sept 1; Abstracts Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Send 250- to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Special Issue of Pragmatism Today

full name / name of organization: 
Pragmatism Today
contact email: 
jgolde21@fau.edu

Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics.

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit (Symposium Dec. 1 2012, Abstracts due Sept. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
St. Louis University Woode-walkers Medieval Studies Group, English Department, and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
slu.hobbit.symposium@gmail.com

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

CFP-Kalamazoo 2013 “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”: Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public (Dis)or

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University
contact email: 
adair@fordham.edu

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club dramatizes group combat as a means for creating and performing masculine identity.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

Connected Worlds: New Approaches across Pre-Modern Studies; a multidisciplinary conference at the University of California, Berk

full name / name of organization: 
Haas Junior Scholars; UC Berkeley
contact email: 
connected.worlds.conference@gmail.com

Connected Worlds: New Approaches across Pre-Modern Studies
A multidisciplinary conference at the University of California, Berkeley,
January 24-26, 2013

Call for Papers

ICMS Kalamazoo 2013 CFP: Critical Remediation: Intersections of Medieval Studies and Media Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval & Renaissance Studies at Columbia University
contact email: 
mdvlmedia@gmail.com

Over the past few years, medievalists’ interest in new media has overwhelmingly focused on the remediation of medieval works and data: the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, the Mapping Medieval Che

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

Kalamazoo 2013: The Righteous Heathen in Medieval England

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
wdd@uoregon.edu

From Chaucer's Theseus to the popular heathen knight Ferumbras the character type of righteous heathen captured the imagination of audiences in medieval England.

(dis)Pleasures of Staged Music and Drama, for Leeds IMC 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Steele Brokaw, University of California-Merced
contact email: 
kbrokaw@ucmerced.edu

The theme for the Leeds 2013 International Medieval Congress is Pleasure, and as such this session will look at medieval and early Tudor dramas that stage music and/or dance, perhaps discussing how th

Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation, 15-17 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation
contact email: 
topsalmculture@gmail.com

http://psalmculture.com/

{UPDATE] Abstracts due July 31 - 'Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance' July 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
21st – 23rd March, 2013

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies. University of Nottingham, UK. November 24th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

“Good order is the foundation of all good things” Edmund Burke, 1790

Plymouth State University Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 19 & 20. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University
contact email: 
PSUForum@gmail.com

34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH, USA
Friday and Saturday April 19-20, 2013
Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”

[UPDATE] Reminder: Reframing Ekphrasis - Comparative Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Comparative Literature Programme
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

Piety, Ritual, and Heresy; The Varieties of Medieval Religious Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois Medieval Association
contact email: 
christiansonk@newberry.org

Illinois Medieval Association Annual Meeting

Piety, Ritual, and Heresy; The Varieties of Medieval Religious Experience
Friday, February 15, 2013 to Saturday, February 16, 2013

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 6: SWCCL “Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism.”

full name / name of organization: 
Soutwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
swccl@okbu.edu

The 2012 South Western Region Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will be held October 5-6 at Oklahoma Christian University in cooperation with Oklahoma Baptist University.

The Prosthetic Impulse in the Middle Ages: Metaphor, Materiality, and the Promise of the (Post)human

full name / name of organization: 
Agatha Hansen
contact email: 
7ah39@queensu.ca

This special session will take place at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 9-12, 2013).

CFP: _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ (Deadline: September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL)
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

At this time, _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ is actively accepting submissions for the December edition.

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions solicited for a new web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

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